Janelle Hobbs

#18 Janelle Hobbs

Pos. MH/OH
Ht. 6-1
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Hartland, Wis.
High School (Prev. School) Arrowhead

2012: Competed in all 33 matches for the Crusaders as a junior, seeing action in 111 sets ... averaged 1.49 kills and 0.58 blocks per set ... had a pair of double-figure kill efforts on the year ... hit .429 with eight kills in win over Chicago State Aug. 24 ... posted nine kills on .412 hitting Sept. 1 versus South Alabama ... also matched career best with five digs against the Jaguars ... earned All-Tournament Team honors a the Active Ankle Challenge Aug. 31-Sept. 1 ... broke her then career-high with 11 kills on just 14 swings, hitting .714, in sweep of Savannah State Sept. 7 ... tallied eight kills on .412 hitting in sweep over Miami (Ohio) Sept. 15 ... recorded nine kills and six blocks in victory against UIC Oct. 20 ... had career match on the attack in five-set victory over IUPUI Oct. 23, racking up 17 kills on .536 hitting ... .536 hitting percentage is third-best in a five-set match in Valpo volleyball history ... posted back-to-back matches with five and seven blocks against Green Bay and Milwaukee, respectively, to close out regular season Nov. 10-11 ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Appeared in 28 matches in her sophomore year, playing a total of 54 sets ... posted 1.85 kills and 0.81 blocks per set ... posted a career-best 10 kills against Green Bay Oct. 22 ... recorded at least five kills in seven matches ... hit .545 with six kills and no errors in win over Wright Stae Sept. 30 ... registered first two career service aces Aug. 27 against Robert Morris ... tallied career-best five digs at Youngstown State Nov. 4 ... picked up four blocks on five separate occasions ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Saw action in 15 sets over 11 matches in her first season with the Crusaders ... averaged 1.20 kills/set and 0.73 blocks/set ... debuted with three kills on .333 hitting and a block Aug. 27 at La Salle ... registered two kills apiece Aug. 28 against Hartford, Sept. 10 vs. Presbyterian and Oct. 25 at SIU Edwardsville ... earned the start Nov. 9 at Chicago State and set a number of season highs ... tallied seven kills (on .385 hitting), three digs and five blocks against the Cougars.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Warhawks ... named Conference Player of the Year as a senior ... a First Team All-Conference honoree each of her final two years after earning Second Team recognition as a sophomore ... earned Honorable Mention All-State and Honorable Mention All-Area accolades as a senior and as a junior ... served as team captain her final two seasons ... played club volleyball for Milwaukee Sting ... also earned starting spot on Badger Region High Performance squad the last three years ... part of Badger Region squad that won USAV High Performance Youth national championship in 2008 ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Janelle is the daughter of Rick and Jonna Hobbs ... majors are mathematics and secondary education ... has earned Presidential academic honors during her time at Valpo ... born September 17, 1992.